Feb 122014

Earl Velva Craig Sr., 78, of Waco, Texas, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at his residence. Services will be held at 10 o’clock this morning (Feb. 12) at Bellmead Funeral Home Chapel, with Hugh Middleton officiating. Burial will be at Moore Cemetery in Chalk Bluff, Texas.
Earl was born Oct. 25, 1935, in Talihina, Okla., to Roy and Ana (Ledford) Craig. He owned and operated Earl’s Diesel in Holbrook for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Lois Marie (Lane) Craig of Waco; four sons, Earl (Vicky) Craig Jr. of Holbrook, David Craig of Phoenix, Roger Bennett of Tamar, Ill., and Michael (Collette) Craig of Holbrook; one daughter, Teresa (Brent) Heath of Waco; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.